How to build the cheapest DLP SLA 3d printer for under 500$ including projector

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Here is the project description from the makers: How it works? A DLP projector is used to cure UV setting resin one layer at a time while a moving axis drops incrementally into the vat of resin. It uses a DLP projector rather than a laser to cure each layer. Kudos to you sir!

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How to copyright your 3d printed work

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Do you know how to use it to protect your 3d printing work? Here is an excellent White Paper guide written by Michael Weinberg on how to licence elements of your 3d printed / 3d printable object. Copyright is one of the most important issues of our age.

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How to Get Started with 3D Modeling: An Interview with 3D Modeling Expert Jonathan Williamson

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Or how long it will take you before you can make your first 3D model? And what you should do when you are staring at a blank screen with no idea what to do next? 3D modeling is omnipresent in today’s world and it is only going to grow as a sought-after skill.

How to Get Started with 3D Modeling: An Interview with 3D Modeling Expert Jonathan Williamson

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Or how long it will take you before you can make your first 3D model? And what you should do when you are staring at a blank screen with no idea what to do next? 3D modeling is omnipresent in today’s world and it is only going to grow as a sought-after skill.

How to make animated.GIF image from openSCAD model

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Les Hall created this tutorial on how to make animated.GIF images from openSCAD. cad guide how to OpenSCAD tutorial 3d printed prosthetic hand animated GIF exported from openSCAD.

How to make big silicone molds from 3D printed objects

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Volum3 from Romania made a tutorial on how to make large molds with several 3D printed parts acrylic plaster and silicone that can be used to cast relatively big objects from polyurethane foam. acrylic casting how to mold polyurethane silicone

How to use friction welding to repair and make 3d printed objects

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Here is a video on how to make a Buckyball from 3d printed hexagons: and video on how to repair 3d printed objects: Friction welding works with both PLA and ABS. Here are two video guides by youtube user Scorch on using a Dremel based DIY friction welder.

How to create mold for rubber objects with 3d printing

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Rachel Yalisove created great step-by-step tutorial on Instructables on how to create 3d printed mold for rubber objects. casting how to instructables mold rubber

How to fit nuts and bolts into 3d printed parts with heat

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The is no problem that can not be solved by applying some force to it :-) Thnx Kris S for sharing it! how to problemsolving screw Here is a short video showing the process of fitting a nut and threaded rod into a 3d printed part that doesn''t fit.

How to make printable 3d models from complex datasets of water and sewage systems

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He made and interesting tutorial on how to make 3d printable data crystals and now he published two tutorials on how to make 3d printable models that are three dimensional maps made from geospatial data of complex sewer and water city systems.

How to design 3d printable eyeglasses with Blender and free pince-nez library

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There have been some guides on 3d printing DIY eyeglasses in the past but Jenny made a dedicated Blender library that will enable you to create high quality 3d printable frames from SVG (scalable vector graphics) images of commercial glass frames.

How to power your 3d printer with car battery

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James Bruton shows us how to use a car battery to power a 3d printer. This could be useful, even more so if you can attach some solar panels to the setup. He used his Lulzbot: 3d printing on battery power how to lulzbot

SOLIDWORKS MBD How-To Video Series (Part 1)

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Would you like to show off some 3D models with annotations to your friends who don’t have SOLIDWORKS installed? Your friends can just open them with Adobe Reader, click on “trust this document” to view the 3D content.

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How to print with chocolate on your DIY 3d printer

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In this video he shows low-tech method to 3d print shapes from chocolate at your home. 3d printed food chocolate diy food how to video Jonathan Keep is well known for his Delta clay printer.

How to heat press metal inserts into ABS 3d printed objects with simple DIY tool

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Steve Graber presents great way to insert metal parts (in his case metal nut-serts) into 3d printed ABS object (it would work with PLA and other probably). So Steve hacked and merged a hot end and a drill press to create a new tool! diy drill guide hack how to screw tool

How to Use Wax to Make Your Parts Waterproof

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Instructables user Jubal117 developed this finishing method where he uses wax dipping to make a 3d printed part waterproof. Using a scalpel blade to remove excess wax Full tutorial can be found at: [link]. how to instructables liquid smoothing water wax

How to design and CNC cut wooden enclosure for your 3d printer

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GuruBrew made an excellent tutorial video with step-by-step instructions on how to design and CNC cut wooden enclosure for your 3d printer. It was made for Maker Farm Prusa i3, but the design could fit or be addapted to most machines.

How to Solve the Most Common 3D Printing Problems

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What do you do when you are trying to run a 3D print and it just doesn't come out right? You have been tweaking your slicer settings for hours, wasted meters of filament and gotten to the point where you become quite desperate.

How to Use 3D PDFs

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3D PDFs are a great tool for those who might not have the SOLIDWORKS software to view 3D models and annotations. 2. I want non-design teams that don’t have CAD software to view my models. 4. I want to see exactly which datum features are the datum symbols referencing.

How to embed electronic components into small objects during 3d printing

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Jason Brownstein published a detailed tutorial on how to embed electronic components into 3d printed objects as they are being printed. diy electronics guide how to lego

How to make DIY ultrasonic vapor polisher for 3D printed objects

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Micheal , well known for his TestrBot made another useful and easy DIY project that enables you to build ultrasonic vapor polisher for your 3d printed objects. I'm also forgetful so I don't want my parts to be destroyed if I forget that I left them in the machine.

How to upgrade your Velleman K8200 3d printer into CNC mill and drill

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Here is a detailed guide on how to upgrade it into desktop CNC mill / drill machine ideal for PCB milling with simple alterations and attachments to basic model machine. cnc cnc mill diy dremel drill guide how to k8200 pcb milling tutorial upgrade velleman

How to Make a PCB with Sharp Metal Rod Attachment

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Here is a simple new method on how to make a PCB with your 3d printer. Video of the process: Very detailed step-by-step tutorial and.stl for the K8200 rod attachment (you will have to redesign it for other printers): [link] Metal rod attachment scraping away marker paint layer on a PCB.

How to Create Your First 3D Model in SketchUp: A Beginner-Friendly Introduction

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Upon completion of the exercises in this beginner’s guide to SketchUp, you will know the essential tips and tricks to create your own models in SketchUp. In this tutorial you will learn the very basics of SketchUp, including: How to prepare your workspace and get started.

Tutorial: How to Create Your First 3D Model in SketchUp: A Beginner-Friendly Introduction

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He will show you how to build a simple 3D object and how to use basic commands and tools in order to turn your ideas into the third dimension. In this tutorial you will learn the very basics of SketchUp, including: How to prepare your workspace and get started.

How to remotly control ATX power supply modes with Raspberry Pi and OctoPrint

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Standard ATX power supply unites are widely used to give electricity to 3d printers. The hack is easy to perform even by novice users, you need do use some code and conect some wires from Raspberry Pi GPIOs to ATX wiring.

How to make cheap Oculus Rift DK1 clone with help of your 3D printer

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It is relatively easy to make and will cost you around 150 USD. Main components: Arduino Mini Pro GY-85 9DOF IMU USB to TTL Converter 5.6” 3d display arduino diy eyewear google glass how to instructables virtual reality VR wearable

How to 3d print on the Moon?

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3d printing will certainly be one of the key technologies that will enable us to go there. from start-up to large corporations, to get a foothold in the space by developing tech solutions. I'm a strong supporter for space colonization (even if it sounds ridiculous now).

DIY 3D Printing: How to unclog your 3Doodler

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How to unclog your 3Doodler. Here is easy tutorial how to clean it and unclog the nozzle. You will just need some simple tools and to watch out for heated parts. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. How to unclog your 3Doodler.

How to make translucent 3d printed parts transparent?

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This free webinar will teach you how to get 3d objects optically clean by polishing, buffing, photobleaching, sanding, clear coating and applying other techniques. It is focused on Stratasys VeroClear material but it can be applied on other surfaces to get better finish.

How to Create Your First 3D Model in SketchUp: A Beginner-Friendly Introduction

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Upon completion of the exercises in this beginner’s guide to SketchUp, you will know the essential tips and tricks to create your own models in SketchUp. In this tutorial you will learn the very basics of SketchUp, including: How to prepare your workspace and get started.

How to cast pewter metal objects in 3d printed molds

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Here are two examples and guides on how to cast pewter metal parts in 3d printed molds.

How to friction weld plastic with filament and Dremel

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Electronhacks made this video to show production process of the 3d printed fan duct. Update 2: dremel filament how to PLA plastic welding video However it is also excellent demonstration of friction welding plastic with filament inserted into Dremel.

Photo buildlog on how to cast metal with lost-PLA method

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Here is detailed step-by-step buildlog or photo guide of how to cast metal (bronze) jewelry into mold produced with lost-PLA casting method. It goes from design to final product stage. bronze casting how to jewelry metal casting PLA

Tutorial on how to create molds for concrete objects with 3d printing

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Their design is very modern, minimalistic and easy to build. They use 3d printed full size prototype to create a mold and then poor the concrete mixture in. You could use this technique to create any object in concrete, only limitiation would be the size of your printer.

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How To Repair a Molten Extruder

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GuruBrew had an extruder melt down and he made this extensive video guide on how to repair the damage. Here you can see the extruder gear bent out of axis due to heat melting it: extruder guide how to repair

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How to Design for Additive Manufacture

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To me, great design can only be classed as such if it can be manufactured by a suitable, economically viable method. To maximize the potential of additive manufacturing, designs need to be optimized for the process.

How to Download the New SOLIDWORKS Visualize

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Follow the steps below now to change the way you see product design forever. And, this free seat of Visualize Standard can be given to anyone in your company…even a different department! Need help explaining a complex assembly to your manager?

How to Use Low Cost Piezo Discs for Automatic Print Surface Leveling

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No modification to the hot-end or carriage is therefore needed, and the probe is insensitive to temperature. So far, I've tried to only use parts available from sparkfun. bed leveling calibration how to low cost

How to make a DIY plastic shredding device form wood pieces and metal pipe

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dmwatkins developed and published this DIY plastic shredder that you can use to recycle your failed prints or scrap plastic to make new filament as a pre-processor for a filament extruder. diy filament extruder how to recycling waste